These editions mark the first publication of Julius Röntgen's Variations on a Theme by César Franck and his Variations on a Theme by Beethoven. Both works have been recorded and published by Nimbus. Each unique set of variations demonstrates Julius Röntgen's capabilities of a composer in general and in this important genre specifically. Röntgen's writing is effortless, balanced, harmonically interesting and highly expressive. The editors believe that introducing this publication into the 2-piano literature will give performers and audiences a new work of artistic merit and musical excellence. Composed is a set of twelve variations with Finale. The theme - Chant de la Creuse - is a 19-measure folksong in D Minor which was not composed by Franck at all The twelve variations exhibit a mastery of unity in terms of their expressivity, moods and architecture in addition to their obvious thematic connections. Röntgen was a meticulous composer and the manuscript held at Netherlands Music Institute in Den Haag, is comprised of a separate score for each piano part. The end of both parts concludes with "23 Sept, 1903" in the composer's hand. Edited by Mark Anderson and Michelle Mares.
These editions mark the first publication of Julius Röntgen's Variations on a Theme by César Franck and his Variations on a Theme by Beethoven. Both works have been recorded and published by Nimbus. Each unique set of variations demonstrates Julius Röntgen's capabilities of a composer in general and in this important genre specifically. Röntgen's writing is effortless, balanced, harmonically interesting and highly expressive. The editors believe that introducing this publication into the 2-piano literature will give performers and audiences a new work of artistic merit and musical excellence. Composed is a set of twelve variations with Finale. The theme - Chant de la Creuse - is a 19-measure folksong in D Minor which was not composed by Franck at all The twelve variations exhibit a mastery of unity in terms of their expressivity, moods and architecture in addition to their obvious thematic connections. Röntgen was a meticulous composer and the manuscript held at Netherlands Music Institute in Den Haag, is comprised of a separate score for each piano part. The end of both parts concludes with "23 Sept, 1903" in the composer's hand. Edited by Mark Anderson and Michelle Mares.
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These editions mark the first publication of Julius Röntgen's Variations on a Theme by César Franck and his Variations on a Theme by Beethoven. Both works have been recorded and published by Nimbus. Each unique set of variations demonstrates Julius Röntgen's capabilities of a composer in general and in this important genre specifically. Röntgen's writing is effortless, balanced, harmonically interesting and highly expressive. The editors believe that introducing this publication into the 2-piano literature will give performers and audiences a new work of artistic merit and musical excellence. Composed is a set of twelve variations with Finale. The theme - Chant de la Creuse - is a 19-measure folksong in D Minor which was not composed by Franck at all The twelve variations exhibit a mastery of unity in terms of their expressivity, moods and architecture in addition to their obvious thematic connections. Röntgen was a meticulous composer and the manuscript held at Netherlands Music Institute in Den Haag, is comprised of a separate score for each piano part. The end of both parts concludes with "23 Sept, 1903" in the composer's hand. Edited by Mark Anderson and Michelle Mares.